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"High Wind Watch" ...High wind watch in effect from late Sunday night through late Monday night... The National Weather Service in Upton has issued a high wind watch...which is in effect from late Sunday night through late Monday night. * Winds...northeast 30 to 40 mph with gusts up to 60 mph. * Timing...strongest winds will likely occur from mid morning Monday into Monday evening. * Impacts...downed trees and power lines are likely, with numerous power outages possible. Travel could be difficult, especially for high profile vehicles, and on elevated roads and bridges. Precautionary/preparedness actions... A high wind watch means there is the potential for a hazardous high wind event. Sustained winds of at least 40 mph, or gusts of 58 mph or higher, may occur. Continue to monitor the latest forecasts. , "Storm Watch" ...Storm watch remains in effect from late Sunday night through late Monday night... * winds and seas...east winds 25 to 35 kt with gusts up to 50 kt. Seas 6 to 9 feet...and as high as 9 to 12 feet east of Orient Point. Precautionary/preparedness actions... A storm watch is issued when the risk of storm force winds of 48 to 63 kt has significantly increased...but the specific timing and/or location is still uncertain. It is intended to provide additional lead time for mariners who may wish to consider altering their plans. -- Saturday Jan.21 17,02:24 PM

Bill Lindsay III Sworn In as Suffolk County Legislator

The son of the late Presiding Officer Bill Lindsay was sworn into office in January.

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Holbrook, NY - January 9, 2013 - Bill Lindsay III was sworn in as Suffolk County Legislator on Thursday January 2, succeeding his father, the late Presiding Officer Bill Lindsay. Lindsay III will represent Suffolk County’s 8th legislative district, which encompasses the communities of Bayport, Blue Point, Bohemia, Holbrook, Holtsville, Oakdale, Sayville, West Sayville and parts of North Patchogue. 
 
“I am truly humbled to have been elected to serve the people of this district and I am very proud to follow in the footsteps of the many great legislators before me,” said Suffolk County Legislator Bill Lindsay III. “I am very eager to start working with all of our community members to bring economic growth and sustainability to our region.”
 
Lindsay III, a native to the 8th legislative district, graduated from Sachem High School in 1990 and St. Joseph’s College, Patchogue Campus, in 1994; earning a bachelor’s degree in business administration. Lindsay III has worked as an insurance broker for the past 20 years, his most recent job being Regional Vice-President of the Capacity Group.
 
Lindsay III’s goals as a legislator are to promote local economic growth, facilitate business creation and expansion, revitalize downtowns, protect the environment, attack the drug problem on Long Island, and make government more accessible for all Suffolk County residents.
 
To contact Legislator Bill Lindsay III please call 631-854-9611 or email him at William.Lindsay@suffolkcountyny.gov